No. 286 December 2013

December 2013

Front cover

The 8,180 grt C-2 Stella Lykes, seen here in Southampton in 1967, was built for Lykes Lines by the North Carolina Shipyard at Wilmington in 1945. She was broken up in Kaohsiung in 1970.


Seaboard Marine – A leader in Caribbean and South America trading
Sea-Land – The United States container pioneer
Sailing with Thos. & Jno. Brocklebank – The first deep sea shipping company in the world
Memorable Ships – Evangeline and Yarmouth
Through the Eyes of the Artist – The Americans
Port of Call – New Orleans
Forgotten Fleets – Lykes Bros
Newbuild of the Month – Oceanex Connaigra
Photo Gallery – Port Everglades and United States Lines freighters
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Costa Concordia upright, Newbuild for Genting, etc.
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – Sounds of Success, Stena Ro-Ro expand, etc.
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – Last Dance of the Vestris, From the Revolution to the Cold War, Gentlemen of the Harbor, SS Normandie